GTL ESD Lightweight Gas-Tight Suit

Respirex Stand: A102

The fully encapsulating GTL is a Type 1A - ET limited-life gastight suit designed to protect the emergency responder against toxic, corrosive gases, liquids and solid chemicals.
The GTL suit is manufactured in Chemprotex™ 400, a high performance multi-layer nonwoven chemical-barrier fabric, in a high visibility yellow colour. This suit represents the latest in gas suit protection and is lighter in weight than limited life suits currently available.

  • Electro-Static Dissipative construction enables the suit to be used in potentially explosive (ATEX) atmospheres - see ATEX zone details below
  • Fully encapsulating design for breathing apparatus worn inside the suit
  • Heavy duty 122cm (48”) long gas tight zip, fitted to the right hand side of the suit - flap with a hook and loop fastener fitted to cover the teeth of the zip
  • Adjustable internal support belt and bat-wing sleeves for optimal wearer comfort
  • Flexible, multi-laminated, anti-mist visor giving clear undistorted vision
  • Two covered exhalation valves maintain a comfortable working pressue inside the suit
  • Seams welded and taped for maximum performance
  • Kemblok™ chemically protective laminated inner glove welded to the suit material with an elasticated over sleeve to prevent splash entering the attached Honeywell® Butoject® outer gloves
  • Integral sock feet with conductive pads and outer splash guard legs - must be used with ESD footwear in ATEX environments, e.g. Hazmax™ FPA ESD boots
  • Ten year total shelf life; The first seven years are maintenance free, with the option to extend the suits shelf life to ten years with a visual inspection and pressure test at year seven
  • Tested to EN 1073-2:2002, Class 3 with an NPF >9090
  • Tested to EN 464 prior to despatch for leak-tightness

TYPE 1A EN 943-2:2002(ET) Material tested for the 15 chemicals listed in EN 943-2:2002(ET)
FINABEL 0.7.C Chemical Warfare Agents
EN 14126:2003 Protective Clothing Against Infective Agents

Tested in accordance with EN IEC 60079-32-2:2015 and CEN/CLC/TR 16832:2015 for use in the following ATEX environments:
Dust Ex atmospheres: ZONES 20, 21 & 22
Gas Ex atmospheres: ZONES 1 & 2

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